Monday, April 29, 2013
Are you doing your crunches properly? Chances are you're hurting your neck instead of tightening the abs.
Belly power! Rita Matraia, owner of the Core Connection, shows us how to perform the perfect crunch. Watch the video for tips, and be sure to check out the Core Connection for its wide variety of affordable classes.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Rita Matraia, owner of the Core Connection, demonstrates the perfect pushup.
Chances are, you're doing your pushups all wrong. Rita Matraia, owner of the Core Connection, says a vast majority of people aren't getting into proper position for their pushups. Matraia's always ready to help. In fact, Patch could probably ask her to break into a yoga move in the grocery store and she'd oblige. It's because she's enthusiastic, and knowledgable about what she does. Watch the video for tips, and be sure to check out the Core Connection for its wide variety of affordable classes.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
It's National No Name Calling Week. Be nice.
Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. Kids get a chance to try three scientific experiments using air and wind at the Northborough Free Library today. 2. Did you know that Northborough celebrated 246 years as a town yesterday? 3. Earthwork has a board meeting tonight, discussing the property at 130 Main St. 4. Take part in this compact 50-minute class starting at The Core Connection. The eight-week "Boot Camp" starts tonight. 5. Jan. 23-27 is National No Name-Calling Week. Inspired by James Howe's novel The Misfits, the annual week of educational activities is aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Columbus, on this day, mistook some manatees for mermaids. He thought mermaids would be more beautiful.
Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. Miss Gina of Apple Country Music Together leads an interactive show for kids 5-7 p.m. today. 2. Teen yoga starts at the Core Connection. 3. Northborough Patch is always scouting for good bloggers to join our team. Are you interested? Read more. 4. The Board of Selectmen meet at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall in the Selectmen's meeting room (upstairs). The agenda includes an update on the truck exclusion on Ridge Road, an acceptance of a donation to the Senior Center and the Community Innovation Challenge Grant execution by Town Planner Kathy Joubert. 5. On this day in 1493, …